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Scrum Master - Insurance

Job Title: Scrum Master - Insurance
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3010770
Job Published: October 01, 2019 13:00

Job Description

A well known Australian Insurance Organisation is looking for a Scrum Master responsible for facilitating one or more scrum teams to support the delivery of strategic technology products. This position requires individuals who are not only experienced as a ScrumMaster but have extensive track records of delivering high-quality systems and products. Applicants should have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile Methods, especially Scrum. Applicants will also be responsible for the coaching of their teams on scrum practices to ensure benefit from and adherence to core agile principles is achieved. 
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Worked and performed the Scrum Master role for 3+ years within enterprise agile software development
  • Knowledge of Wealth or Banking / Financial Domain
  • Knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc. 
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
  • Experience in using agile tools like Jira, Rally, Visual boards
  • Qualification in project management or Scrum certification desirable, not mandatory
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Familiar with SAFE or LeSS and Scrum
  • Ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment and abide by team decisions
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external clients 
  • Planning and organisation skills including decision-making, communication skills, influencing and leading, delegation, teamwork, negotiation, and conflict management
  • Adaptability to pick up different aspects of project delivery as required
  • 7+ years of professional experience in Information Technology  
  • 3+ years of professional experience as a Scrum Master
  • 2-3 years in Insurance/Financial Services
  • Professional experience supporting teams transitioning to Agile methods 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity including experience successfully working with the unknown
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